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So happy with whole experience.
santiago22's Review of: Dr. Alan Engler, MD

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
July 16, 2012, 10:19 am


DOCTOR INFORMATION
Doctor Name:   Dr. Alan Engler, MD (My Profile)
City:
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
PATIENT INFORMATION
Reviewer:   santiago22 (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   June 19, 2012
Procedure(s) I had done:   None
MY PERSONAL REVIEW
 

 

I had been considering breast augmentation on and off for many years
but only felt comfortable going through with the procedure when I met
Dr Engler and his staff. I am a very nervous patient but as soon as I
was at Dr Engler's office I felt totally relaxed and at home. My
initial consultation was very helpful. I knew that I wanted a natural,
small implant to improve shape not increase size dramatically. I am
fairly small and slim so I would not personally be comfortable with
large breasts. Dr Engler totally understood what I was hoping to
achieve and clarified all the details, making me feel calm and
confident about going ahead with the procedure without feeling under
any pressure. I went home and took some time to think about it but I
knew that Dr Engler was the man for the job.

Once I made my final decision and called to book a surgery date the
staff were amazing and beyond helpful. Although I was very nervous on
the morning of the surgery, as soon as I got to the office I was
immediately put at ease by Arlene, Dr Engler's fabulous receptionist
who somehow calmed my nerves. Dr Engler talked me through what he was
going to do, again making sure I was feeling confident, informed and
relaxed. I am also particularly nervous about anesthetic but the
anaesthesiologist was also great and talked me through everything very
thoroughly.

I woke up feeling groggy but calm! All the staff were checking on me
and being fantastic. My recovery was very easy and practically pain
free. Dr Engler rang me every day for the first week post-surgery to
make sure everything was ok, he is such a kind and attentive Doctor.

A week after the procedure I went back to Dr Engler to have my
dressing removed. My new breasts already looked so good after just one
week! Once again Dr Engler and all his staff made me feel like I was
with friends! I left feeling confident and so pleased with my results.

Three weeks after surgery I am already so happy with my results, Dr
Engler was able to achieve exactly what I wanted. The whole experience
could not have gone any smoother. I had rhinoplasty a few years ago in
Los Angeles with another surgeon and honestly Dr Engler and his team
were infinitely superior, I would definitely recommend him to anyone
considering surgery.
 
MY RATINGS IN DETAIL

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1 = Worst/Extremely dissatisfied
5 = Neutral
10 = Best/Extremely satisfied

My Results:
How happy are you with your results?
Did your results meet or exceed your expectations?
  (10)
Medical Skills, Techniques & Knowledge:
Does your doctor have strong and up-to-date medical skills?
Does your doctor have good knowledge of techniques?
Were you well informed by the doctor?
  (10)
Accessibility:
Was doctor accessible and helpful during pre-op and post-op?
Is there good after business hours support?
Can doctor be reached by telephone?
Can doctor be reached by email?
  (10)
Personality:
Did the doctor make you feel comfortable?
Did the doctor take time to listen to your needs?
Did you feel rushed when trying to talk?
Was the doctor friendly and approachable?
Did the doctor show care and concern for you?
Does the doctor love being a doctor?
  (10)
Office & Support Staff, Nurses:
Was the office staff professional and well-mannered?
Was staff accessible and helpful during pre-op and post-op?
Was the office staff sensitive to your condition and needs?
Were your telephone/email messages given to the doctor?
  (10)
Appointments, Waiting Time:
Was it easy to book an appointment?
Was doctor reasonably punctual with appointments?
How was the office waiting time?
  (10)
Price:
Do you feel the price of your procedure(s) was reasonable?
Does the doctor give financing options?
  (10)
Office & Surgical Facility:
Are the office and/or surgical facilities professional, clean, and well maintained?
Is the medical equipment up-to-date?
Is the office comfortable and the décor aesthetically pleasing?
Were you offered anything to drink?
  (10)
Recommending This Doctor:
How likely are you to recommend this doctor to someone else?
  (10)

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